Sean BAKER of 1A Barkby Road, Syston is currently co-ordinating a food bank for the vulnerable and elderly as well as a toy exchange for families who could benefit from this support.
If you are or know someone that could benefit from this service Sean can be contacted on (07538416577). Sean has also asked for donations of toys.
The Hub Café on High Street, Syston are also handing out foodbank... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:02 by Phil Laughton
Due to the current situation, Parish Council meetings are now taking place via Zoom video conferencing. Details appear on the Council's meetings page.
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:49 by Phil Laughton
Following the Government's advice on the coronavirus emergency, the Parish Office is now closed. The Parish Council will continue to carryout all of its functions as normal but the Clerk will work from home.
Please email the Clerk, use the contact page, or leave a letter at the office or a message on the answer machine. The office will be checked regularly for post and phone messages.
Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:31 by Phil Laughton
Charnwood Borough Council offer a service for taking your garden waste.
For an annual fee they issue a 240-litre brown wheelie bin and empty it every fortnight (apart from a two-week period over Christmas).
The year-round service is easy to join and costs £40 if payment is by annual direct debit. If you pay by any other method, the charge is £45 per year.
More than 32,000 people who use the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 09:52 by Phil Laughton
An innovative scheme where residents are rewarded for helping others in their community is launching across Leicestershire. Time4Leicestershire is a new skills exchange initiative, which will see people carrying out good deeds for others and being rewarded in return by having somebody do a good deed for them.
Part of the national Timebanking UK initiative, Time4Leicestershire is being run by our Public... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:40 by Phil Laughton
This autumn/winter, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have seen large amounts of flooding including areas that are not normally affected.
To find out the areas at risk in your parish see the link below:
Leicestershire County Council are running a training session at Oakham on 12th March from 6.00 - 8.00 pm in partnership with the Environment Agency.
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:13 by Phil Laughton
The next engagement event with Beat 61, Charnwood East Team is 11th February 10am at The Hub Cafe ,Syston.
This can give you the opportunity to discuss any policing concerns with the Police and they are also on hand to offer crime prevention advice and sometimes have freebies to give away!
Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:50 by Phil Laughton
There have been reports of keyless car fob crimes taking place near Quorn.
Why not consider getting a FREE car key wallet from Charnwood Borough Council / Police desk to jam any signals.
Also please perhaps take time to consider your home security? do you have sufficient lighting where you park your car? do you remove all valuables from view?
Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:33 by Phil Laughton